granuloma inguinale

[ ing-gwuh-nal-ee, -ney-lee, -nah-ley ]
/ ˌɪŋ gwəˈnæl i, -ˈneɪ li, -ˈnɑ leɪ /

noun Pathology.

a venereal disease marked by deep ulceration of the skin of the groin and external genitals, caused by the bacterium Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.

Nearby words

  1. granulocytic series,
  2. granulocytopenia,
  3. granulocytopoiesis,
  4. granulocytosis,
  5. granuloma,
  6. granuloma multiforme,
  7. granuloma tropicum,
  8. granulomatosis,
  9. granulomatosis disciformis chronica et progressiva,
  10. granulomatosis siderotica

Origin of granuloma inguinale

1915–20; < New Latin: inguinal granuloma

Also called granulo·ma ve·ne·re·um [vuh-neer-ee-uh m] /vəˈnɪər i əm/.

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Medicine definitions for granuloma inguinale

granuloma inguinale

[ ĭng′gwə-nālē ]

n.

donovanosis

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